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Meet Coach André

Coach Andre Morton-Entrepreneur-Husband-

I am the CEO of Rhythm and Stroke LLC, an Aquatics organization where we focus on Aquatic exercise as well as Swim survival and technique development and advancement.


I have been an Aquatics Instructor for over ten years, working at both the High School and Collegiate level.


I swam competitively for several years and I enjoy sharing my experience and expertise with others. Teaching everyone from fearful newcomers to more advanced swimmers of all ages. 


Aspiring military soldiers as well as athletes in other sports have come through my program. 


I also certify aspiring lifeguards and re-cert current guards. 

It is my mission to help others swim and aid them in their fear of the water, especially in the minority communities.

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  • Master's degree in Communications (Bowling Green)

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications (Miami of Ohio)

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Water resource management (Central State University)


  • WSI 

  • LGI

  • CPR and First Aid 


  • ​2017 Best Coach Award

  • 2017 Unsung Hero

  • 2019 Who's Who In Black Cleveland Award

  • 2019 Soul of Philanthropy Cleveland

  • 2018 USA Swim Grant

  • 2020 Facebook Grant Recipient

  • 2020 USMS Grant Recipient

  • 2021 USMS Swim Grant Recipient

  • 2020 End Pools Grant Recipient

  • 2021 Awesome Foundation Grant Recipient

  • 2022 USMS/USA Swim Grant Recipient

  • 2021 ELYSTA Foundation Grant

In The News

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